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RACGP events and courses

VIC

02 Feb 2021 - 07 Dec 2021

VIC

RACGP Victoria Town Hall Webinar Series

RACGP Victoria Town Hall & 'Stuff they didn't teach you in medical school' webinar series

Dr Sally Cockburn will emcee this webinar series consisting of two parts.

  • A Town Hall with a brief update from the RACGP Victoria Council Executives followed by a Q&A session on a specific topic of interest.
  • A panel discussion on a selected topic of 'Stuff they didn't teach you in medical school'.

Held Tuesday's monthly 7:00pm - 8:00pm on the following dates:

  • 4 May 2021 diabetes epidemic
  • 1 June 2021
  • 6 July 2021
  • 3 August 2021
  • 7 September 2021
  • 5 October 2021
  • 9 November 2021
  • 7 December 2021

Register online here

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

17 Feb 2021 - 15 Dec 2021

VIC

DoH and RACGP Victoria Webinar Series 2021

DoH and RACGP Victoria Webinar Series 2021

Latest public health advice and Q&A presented by DoH representatives in conjunction with RACGP Victoria Faculty Chair Dr Anita Munoz and Co-Deputy Chairs Dr Marina Malcolm and Dr Bernard Shiu.

Held Wednesday's mid-monthly 6:00pm - 7:00pm on the following dates:

  • 5 May 2021
  • 19 May 2021
  • 16 June 2021
  • 21 July 2021
  • 18 August 2021
  • 15 September 2021
  • 20 October 2021
  • 17 November 2021
  • 15 December 2021

Register online here

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

19 May 2021

VIC

Basic Life Support (BLS) Run By GPs for GPs

Date: Wednesday 19 May 2021
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: RACGP House 100 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne
Fee: Members $110.00 I Non members $165.00

RACGP Victoria's Basic Life Support course is a GP peer to peer experience, delivered by a GP trainer, Dr Rod Campain. This course covers recognition of an emergency, DRSABCD, chest compressions and rescue breathing using COVID-safe resuscitation masks and equipment.

It also includes a structured approach that GPs can use to treat all patients who may have a life threatening illness.

Completion of a BLS course is a requirement for the 2020-22 triennium. Secure your spot to update your BLS training and network with your peers.

Next BLS session: Wednesday 16 June 2021

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

23 May 2021

VIC

New Fellows Sunday Brunch

Re-energise your body with food and fuel your mind with great conversation

The RACGP Victorian New Fellows Committee invites you to Lux Foundry for brunch. To view the menu click here

Date: Sunday 23 May
Time: 10:30am
Location: Lux Foundry - 21 Hope St, Brunswick VIC 3056

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

26 May 2021

VIC

Long-Acting Injectable Buprenorphine (LAIB) Masterclass

Join us for a Long-Acting Injectable Buprenorphine (LAIB) Masterclass in collaboration with South Eastern Melbourne PHN

Date: Wednesday 26 May 2021
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Ibis Hotel - 297 Springvale Road, Glen Waverly VIC 3150

We will talk to specialist clinicians who will provide a comprehensive discussion of LAIB, including topics:

  • Best practice prescribing of long-acting injectable buprenorphine
  • Comparison of two available LAIB formulations
  • Patient indication, selection, initiation and conversion
  • Logistics considerations
  • Administration recommendations
  • Legislative and policy issues
  • Service delivery models - Specialised Pharmacotherapy Services, Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacy and General Practice
  • An expert panel to answer audience questions

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

30 May 2021 - 31 Dec 2021

VIC

MATOD Module 1 - Safer Opioid Prescribing

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Module 1 - Safer Opioid Prescribing: An introduction to implement safe and effective opioid prescribing and to recognise, prevent and respond to problematic opioid abuse. This training is a prerequisite for prescribers who want to attend MATOD Module 2.

MATOD Module 1 click here MATOD Module 1

Please contact MATOD Program Coordinator, Kerrianne Singleton on 03 8699 0468 or via email at vic.MATOD@racgp.org.au if you don't have a RACGP number. This training is accessible by default for Victorian GPs. Interstate GPs please request access.


CPD Activity • 4 points.

Contact: Victoria MATOD

Tel: 03 8699 0468

30 May 2021 - 31 Dec 2021

VIC

MATOD Module 2 - Opioid Use Disorder, Pharmacology & Dosing

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Module 2 - Opioid Use Disorder, Pharmacology & dosing: A comprehensive series of modules with videos and interviews with MATOD experts. It includes live zoom session that will allow participants to ask questions of the experts.

On completion of modules 1 and 2 you'll be trained and recognised as a prescriber for methadone and buprenorphine based assisted treatment of opioid dependence.

Please contact MATOD Program Coordinator, Kerrianne Singleton on 03 8699 0468 or via email at vic.MATOD@racgp.org.au if you don't have a RACGP number.

CPD Accredited Activity - 40 points.

Contact: Victoria MATOD

Tel: 03 8699 0468

30 May 2021 - 31 Dec 2021

VIC

MATOD Module 3 - Long-acting Injectable Buprenorphine

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Module 3 - Long-acting injectable buprenorphine: Builds on knowledge of prescribing and administering long-acting injection buprenorphine, including how to select, initiate and manage patients who are using these new opioid substitutions.

Please contact MATOD Program Coordinator, Kerrianne Singleton on 03 8699 0468 or via email at vic.MATOD@racgp.org.au if you don't have a RACGP number.

CPD Activity • 4 points.

Contact: Victoria MATOD

Tel: 03 8699 0468

05 Jun 2021 - 06 Jun 2021

VIC

Brainy Women: Medicine and the Mind

RACGP Victoria Women in General Practice Committee are proud to present Brainy Women: Medicine and the Mind conference. This weekend is a unique forum to bring together distinguished women in general practice and is an opportunity for women practitioners to learn, network and decompress in a casual and supportive environment. Keynote speakers (including Natasha Stott Despoja) and workshops will cover a range of topics that touch all aspects of women's lives: professional, financial and personal.

Date: Saturday 5 - Sunday 6 June
Location: RACV City Club, 501 Bourke Street

Full conference: Members $375.00 I Registrar $300.00 I Non Member $425.00
Saturday only: Members $300.00 I Registrar $225.00 I Non Member $350.00
Dinner only: Members $125.00 I Registrar $125.00 I Non Member $125.00

To secure a room please phone 03 9944 8888 and quote BBID 9441728
Room with breakfast $240.00 I Standard room $220.00

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

16 Jun 2021

VIC

Basic Life Support (BLS) Run By GPs for GPs

Date: Wednesday 16 June 2021
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: RACGP House 100 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne
Fee: Members $110.00 I Non members $165.00

RACGP Victoria's Basic Life Support course is a GP peer to peer experience, delivered by a GP trainer, Dr Rod Campain. This course covers recognition of an emergency, DRSABCD, chest compressions and rescue breathing using COVID-safe resuscitation masks and equipment.

It also includes a structured approach that GPs can use to treat all patients who may have a life threatening illness.

Completion of a BLS course is a requirement for the 2020-22 triennium. Secure your spot to update your BLS training and network with your peers.

Next BLS session: Tuesday 27 July 2021

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591